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    November 14, 2012
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work and you guys need to take charley's advice because we're looking at temperatures in the low 30s, below freezing in a lot of spots this morning as well. elkton coming in at 33 degrees. galena at 34. the winds will be out of the north today. they won't be as breezy or as windy as we have been feeling them. and also we're going to get plenty of sunshine as we go throughout the day. we do have that dry air working in, that front out of here. we do have the sweeps on scanning the skies, but not a whole lot to scan in the way of rain. now, we look at the planner for your day, a frosty start to the day, waking up to temperatures about 32 degrees. as we go through your lunchtime hour, 46 degrees, lots of sunshine, but we will remain on the chilly side. let's get a check now of the abc 2 news time saver traffic with lauren cook. good morning. >>reporter: good morning, lynette. if you are traveling in mount vernon, we are still dealing with water main break repairs. now, madison street has reopened. you're able to take that down and make a left onto guilford avenue to travel all the way downtown. but as the morning rush does progress, you will want to
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expect congestion. and this was a look at the scene from yesterday. you'll notice a lot of construction in the area. that will be the same case. they did, however, make a lot of progress yesterday, the 30- inch main that did burst and no word yet on exactly when it will be finished. you will want to stick with calvert street or 83 instead to avoid the delays. if you are traveling this morning, 83 going to be your best option. and this is what it looks like just north of 695. normal conditions in the area, no problems traveling from southbound from 695 all the way to downtown. that stretch will take you just 11 minutes. and the beltway nice and clear all the way around you're looking at an 11-minute ride on the outer loop 95 to 83 and there are no problems to report on thed of the beltway. no normal conditions there as well. traveling the outer loop from 795 to 95, you're looking at an 11-minute stretch. charley, over to you. we have breaking news for you this morning out of reisterstown. a woman sleeping in her bed is now clinging to life in a
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hospital. a fire broke out and destroyed her home just after 1:00 this morning. abc 2 news sherree johnson is live at bayview hospital with all the details. sheree, what do you know right mou? >>reporter: yes, we are here at bayview medical center where that elderly woman was brought here just a few hours ago after fire broke out at her home. take a look at this video that we shot overnight. that fire broke out about 1:00 this morning at 20 blake court in reisterstown. when crews arrived at the scene, it was fully engulfed in flames. they found an elderly woman on the second floor. she was brought here to bayview burn center with severe burns. we are told that she is in critical condition at this time and it took about 15 minutes for crews to actually put that fire out. they had about 60 firefighters at one time with 50 different types of vehicles on the scene, working on that fire. now, crews tell me that when they arrived they heard the smoke detectors going off from the basement area, so they do know that the home had working smoke detectors. now, right now there's no word on a cause of this fire, but fire investigators are on the
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scene investigating, trying to figure out exactly what happened here. but, again, an elderly woman brought here to bayview burn center in critical condition after an overnight fire at her home. reporting live in south baltimore, sherree johnson, abc 2 news. >> sherree, stay on top of that for us this morning. in other news now, the fbi and the cia are expected to brief lawmakers on exactly what they know about the petraeus sex scandal. the scandal has widen the spotlight now and shines on a top u.s. military commander in afghanistan, general john allen. officials uncovered thousands of what they're calling potentially inappropriate e- mails between general allen and tampa socialite jill kelley. kelley is the woman who sparked the investigation into petraeus and paula broadwell. she called 911 yesterday to complain about reporters who had gathered outside her home. >> i'm an honoree council general, so i have involability. so they should not be able to cross my property. i don't know if you want to get diplomatic protection involved
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as well. but now they cross my property [ [ indiscernable ] >> kelley has done volunteer work with the military, but she is not a paid employee. the deadline to pull u.s. troops out of afghanistan is set to end in 2014, but not every troop will be coming home. defense secretary leon panetta says that the administration is still working on some of the post-pullout details. he says a decision should be made in the coming weeks about how many troops will remain in afghanistan to help with security training and to conduct a counterterrorism mission against al-qaida. some dramatic pictures for you this morning out of jackson, mississippi where a small plane crashed into a home. that house erupted into flames as soon as the plane came down. all three people on board that aircraft died. just the person inside the home, you see this house completely engulfed, they made it out with minor injuries. witnesses say the plane looked like it was sputtering or out of fuel and it just taken off from a nearby airport. she was the doctor of the year, now she's behind bars. take a look at this video.
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this is a crash caught on camera. dr. kristin howard was behind the wheel of an suv that comes out of a parking lot, runs over the grassy area and then crashes into a car. the impact pushes that car into a truck driving the opposite way in the next lane. watch this again. dr. howard, you see the suv, car, truck, chain reaction, dr. howard is currently charged with dwi. water main breaks are becoming all too common here in baltimore, but we've never seen anything like what they're dealing with in one california neighborhood. an 80-year-old pipe burst triggering a huge mudslide, debris, silt and mud gathering in the front of homes and burying cars as the water all ran downhill. 12 homes were evacuated because of this break. >> it breaks my heart. that was my first car. it's a family car right now, but i just want to cry. i can't believe it's halfway up there. we can't even get out of it. >> here's some perspective for you, things could always be worse. other neighbors down the street brought out their own shovels and hoses, trying to dig their way out.
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but for others it was simply no use. the pipe was originally built in the 1930s and crews are now working to replace it. this may be our story of the day for you on "good morning maryland," a delivery driver says he thought it was a prank, but when he had his car full of chinese food stolen, what's even more strange now is the orders all made it to their customers. turns out this is all part of the suspect's plan. police say the key ties kept driving the delivery car, making the deliveries and cashing in on those tips. >> that morning i was watching a prank show, my brother, i saw my brother and him were in on it and messing with my head. i was just, like, you know, crazy. >> the delivery driver gave police the list of houses he was set to go to to make those deliveries. well, sure enough that's where they tracked heinz down. a total blackout right now thanks to celestial bodies lining up perfectly. coming up we'll take you to the land down under for a look at the total eclipse in the
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southern hemisphere. busy airports may soon become much easier. we're going to tell you how the tsa is now working to make your air travel a little less stressful when "good morning maryland" continues on this wednesday, november 14th. ♪
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it's a beautiful sight over the northern australia and new zealand area, tens of thousands, they are enjoying their vegimite coming out to watch a total solar eclipse. watchers clapped as the sun passed between the moon and earth, leaving the continent in sudden darkness. the next total solar eclipse won't happen until march 2015. lynette, mark your calendar. >> that's absolutely beautiful. but you know what? we don't need an eclipse for our beauty, charley. we'll be seeing plenlt of sunshine for today, although it is going to be cold. we can see the satellite and radar not picking up a lot in terms of cloud cover. most of them off towards the north. plenty of sunshine will rule as we go throughout the day, so be prepared for that. as be prepared as you're heading the kids out to the bus stop this morning. make sure you wrap them up, bundle them autopsy tightly because these temperatures are cold. we are at freezing, 32 degrees. as we go throughout the day, temperature not warming up too much. we should be at fay degrees for a high. that high temperature will struggle to get into the 50s.
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we will be chilly under mostly sunny skies, so be prepared for that as well and also be prepared not to warm up for a while, and also some rain in the forecast. i'll show you all that coming up. let's get a check now of the traffic with lauren cook. good morning. >>reporter: good morning, lynette. definitely want to turn on the heat this morning in that car, maybe the seat warmers as well. we're off to a very chilly start. if you are traveling in baltimore county, watch out for utility work that's blocking all eastbound lanes right now of route 7 at mayflower road. you will want to stick with route 40 or 95 as your alternate route. there are no problems to report on 95 in white marsh right now. it will only take you 15 minutes to travel southbound from the beltway all the way into the city. and here's what 695 looks like, the east side going to be in great shape, no delays from puddy hill avenue all the way up to towson. that's a look at your abc 2 time saver traffic. charley, over to you. a community now comes together to give back in the gift of life. we'll tell you how they came together in perry hall after a high school shooting, all in the honor of this young man,
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david beroe. we'll tell you what happened yesterday. bloomingdale's now unset to -- now set to unveil its holiday window and a popular attraction helping out with this year's theme. [ harry umlaut ] the five stages of muller. suspicion: it's yogurt, how good can it be?
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he was eating lunch in the cafeteria on the first day of school when he was almost killed. now the community is rallying around david beroe to celebrate his return to school at perry hall high school and abc 2 news' linda stow is here with these details. linda, what is the community doing now to honor that young man? >>reporter: well, they held a blood drive at perry hall high, in the same cafeteria where the 17-year-old student was shot and lost a lot of blood. daniel is finally well enough to go back to school. he returned last week more than two months after being shot by another student on the first day of school. to celebrate his return, more than 70 people came out to donate blood. students volunteered in the university of maryland medical center hosted the blood drive. >> daniel needed more than 10 pints of blood. i mean, he needed a lot of other care, obviously, based on the shooting, but, you know, the blood was really one of the critical components that he needed to survive. >>reporter: and the university of maryland medical center will be hosting another blood drive tomorrow. it'll be held on the lower level of the packa pratt
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building downtown. it runs from 8:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. linda stow, abc 2 news. when you get sick, do you think twice before calling out for work? for some taking a sick day means going a day without being paid. a campaign is being launched today to give paid sick days to all workers in maryland. a seminar is happening at the westminster hall in baltimore. workers' rights expert ellen bravo will be speaking about the benefits both for employees and for employers. law made on the books in montgomery county. the provision requires public pools to have a defibrillator on standby and mandates lifeguards know how to use the equipment. it's named for connor freed, the 5-year-old who drown in a country club pool. connor's law exists in anne arundel county and queen anne's county as well and introduced in hartford county. time for five things you may want to know on this wednesday. coming up today, the national transportation safety board is holding a news conference to unveil its 2013 most wanted list for safety issues. issues some of the items on
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that list include runway safety, and drunk driving. today is world diabetes day to mark the birthday of fredrick banting who is the first man who is instrumental of discovering insulin back in 1922. it's the life-saving treatment for diabetics. the commissioner of the food and drug administration is testifying today about the meningitis outbreak investigation. it stem from a tainted batch of steroid shots. more than 30 people have died and dozens more became ill since that outbreak began in september. house minority leader nancy pelosi is holding a news conference today. she's expected to say whether she's going to stay on as a democratic leader of the house. she won her 13th term representing san francisco on election day. general david petraeus may resign from the head of the cia amid a scandal, but in a new video game, he's received a promotion. in the new game called "dutiy black ops 2" he's been appointed defense secretary in the year 2025. that game will be released on tuesday. one of the worst parts about flying is waiting for
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long lines getting through security. today bwi is announcing plans to begin tsa precheck operations. certain frequent flyers traveling with u.s. airways, delta and united will be able to get through those screenings more quickly. bwi is the 32nd airport to offer the program. it has more than 4 million people annually. parking garages in annapolis will soon have rest rest rooms available to use 24/7. more details are being announced today. the mayor and a number of councilmembers and business leaders are expected to take part. we'll have that information for you at abc2news.com. it's that time of year again when the chain saw is revved up to go to work for the sake of the season. and it's going to be taking a pretty big saw to cut through the trunk of the 82-foot tall tree that will become the centerpiece at rockefeller center. this year's tree is a norway spruce that survived sandy's winds in mount olive, new jersey. it will be lit up in a ceremony november 28th. speaking of the holidays, bloomingdale's has unveiled its holiday display in new york.
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this year's display features cirque du soleil. cirque du soleil performers were there for the unveiling that happened on yesterday. time now for a check of the forecast with lynette. you've seen the cirque du soleil displays. >> i have. >> they are amazing. >> to go out it's a little on the cold side this morning and chilly this afternoon. look at the 32 in hereford right now, also in germantown, 32 over in meyersville this morning. 33 in aberdeen, so these temperatures well below average. 37 in sparrow's point, annapolis at 36 degrees, goldsboro 34. more of the same in mardela springs this morning. as we go through the rest of today, at the surface we do have high pressure building in, that front moved through yesterday and behind it we're left with some chilly conditions, but we're also going to be left with plenty of sunshine as we go throughout the day. with high pressure you get that sinking air, you get the sinking air, well, the clouds
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can't rise, the air can't rise and if they can't rise, then it can't form the clouds and if you don't have clouds, then you don't have rain, so that's the whole scenario there. that's what we will contend with as we head through the rest of today. now future trend not picking up on a whole lot. follow the timeline or you'll wonder what day we're in, but we will have days upon days where we're dealing with sunshine in the forecast. mostly sunny stod and that will continue as we head through the next several days. so today that temperature coming in at 49 degrees, below average. we should be at 58 degrees, struggling to get to 50. some spots might see 50, but even still very cold nonetheless. tonight even colder. we will be below freezing under those clear skies, that temperature coming in at 31 degrees. and by tomorrow 52, continued sunshine, still a bit chilly. we haven't hit that 57 and we will stay that way even in your seven-day forecast. look at what we have here, yes, we have lots of sunshine wednesday, thursday, friday, more clouds on saturday, but still sunshine, and our next chance for some rain will move in here by the end of the
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weekend, early next week. these temperatures will stay below average even as we go through time. we'll see what the holiday forecast is for you. let's get a check now of the abc 2 news time saver traffic with lauren cook. good morning. >>reporter: good morning, lynette. we are dealing with some fog out in fredrick. if you are traveling there, definitely turn on the low beams because there is quite a bit of reduced visibility. right now in howard county, interstate 70 there are no delays from colombia pike all the way over to 695. for those of you in hunt valley, this is what the harrisburg expressway looks like at scwann road, traffic moving right along, no problems to report as you head down to 695. as we take a look at the abc 2 news time saver traffic drive times, you'll notice the beltway going to be in great shape, normal conditions right now from parkville all the way up to towson. you're looking at an 11-minute ride right now on the west side traveling the outer loop from 795 down towards 95. and 95 traveling through the fort mchenry tunnel, no delays there. you're looking at just an eight- minute ride right now northbound from the beltway all the way to the toll plaza. that's a look at your traffic.
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we're just a few minutes away from 6:00 and mitt romney is now moving on after losing the presidential election this year, but for some of his supporters, his campaign will live on forever. eric hartsburg want the to do more than just stick a romney for president sign in his front yard. he got romney tatood on his face. the red and blue r adorns the side of his head. after the election, his friends and family were worried about how he'd handle the news. >> people thought i was going to go on suicide watch or go crazy. i love it. i would do it all over again in a heartbeat. >> okay. if that wasn't bad enough, hartsburg first tried auctioning his face on ebay. when that didn't work, he sent e-mails to republican party candidates. eventually one stepped up and offered to pay him $15,000 to get the tatoo. this is our tot hop -- hot topic of the day, would you put a tatoo on your face for money?
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look at hartsburg, think mike tyson and then go to facebook and let us know what you would do. lynette. how much? wow! coming up on "good morning maryland" at 6:00, the woman in the public for shaming not stopping for a school bus. we'll show you what happened when she was back out on the sidewalk. and why many say the punishment was not harsh enough with the guest visitor this time around. also it's been almost two weeks since had hurricane sandy and many in new york are still without power. why some customers say this is gross negligence and the action they're now taking against that utility provider. lynette. >> all right, charley, so we have the clouds surrounding us this morning. i'll tell you if they move in and when we get rain back into the forecast coming up. >>reporter: well, lynette, everything is nice and clear here on 83 just north of 695. i'll have an update on the water main breaks in baltimore coming up on "good morning maryland."
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great news this morning involving a baltimore county house fire. crews worked overnight, knocking down the two-alarm house fire. we have new details on the woman trapped inside. shots ring out in baltimore city streets. we have all new information on the shooting that sent three people to the hospital. and dramatic video of

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